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1st Edition

Writing Lives

ISBN 9780415938921
Published January 2, 2002 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

Catherine Parke explores biography through detailed examinations of Samuel Johnson, Virginia Woolf, Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein and other masters of the genre.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Chronology -- Chapter 1 Biography: An Overview of the Genre -- Chapter 2 Majority Biography 1: Samuel Johnson -- Chapter 3 Majority Biography 2: Virginia Woolf -- Chapter 4 Minority Biography: Alice James and Langston Hughes -- Chapter 5 Group and Collective Biography and Biographical Series -- Bibliographic Essay -- Notes and References -- Recommended Biographies: A Selected List -- Index.

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Catherine N. Parke teaches English and Women's Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is the author of Samuel Johnson and Biographical Thinking and Other People's Lives.